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Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course 2022

Akoranga Whakahounga Whakamātautau Haumanu RACP

Overview

The Department of Medicine offers annual revision courses for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Clinical Examination.

This course will provide candidates with the knowledge, motivation, and plan of action to best prepare themselves for the RACP Clinical Examinations, both Long Cases and Short Cases.

The Department of Medicine will run an in-depth RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course in the late afternoon from Monday 13 June to Thursday 16 June to prepare you for the RACP Divisional Clinical Examinations.

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RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course – 13–16 June 2022

This course was postponed from its originally scheduled dates of 4–7 April 2022. It has been rescheduled for 13–16 June 2022.

Dates: 13–16 June
Venue: Online only
Cost: NZD$800 (GST inclusive)
Format: The course will run online late afternoon from Monday 13 June to Thursday 16 June 2022. There will be videos of Long and Short Case Examinations available online for you to view before the course begins.
Recordings: All lectures will be recorded and will be added to Moodle (where all course materials are found). A lecture will be available within a 48-hour period after it has been recorded.

The course provides candidates with an in-depth understanding of the structure of the RACP Clinical Examination in Adult Medicine and the assessment criteria. It involves lectures and video presentations of long and short case presentations and will ensure candidates are employing proper technique in each instance. The course will provide candidates with the knowledge, motivation and plan of action to best prepare themselves for the clinical exam and maximise their chances of success on exam day.

Any cancellations made prior to 5.00pm, Wednesday 1 June 2022 will be refunded, minus an administration charge of NZD$50.

Cancellations made after 5:00pm, Wednesday 1 June 2022 will be refunded minus a cancellation fee of NZD$250.

No refund will be made for any cancellation after midnight on Thursday 9 June 2022.

Programme

This course is presented by senior examination panel members along with current members of the clinical examination committee.

Monday 13 June
4:00pm–4:45pm Introduction
What is the clinical exam?
What are the examiners looking for?
How to structure and present a long case with common problems
How to structure a problem list
4:45pm–5:45pm Case 1: Long case demonstration discussion
5:45pm–6:45pm Case 2: Long case presentation with discussion
6:45pm–7:00pm End of long cases – discussion and questions
Tuesday 14 June
4:00pm–4:30pm Introduction to short cases
4:30pm–5:15pm Respiratory medicine
5:15pm–6:00pm Endocrinology, thyroid examination
6:00pm–6:45pm Abdominal examination
Wednesday 15 June
4:00pm–4:30pm Clinical exam from a candidate's perspective
4:30pm–5:15pm Cardiovascular system
5:15pm–6:15pm Rheumatology
Thursday 16 June
4:00pm–6:00pm Neurology examination
6:00pm–6:15pm End of course questions

Registration

Registration is now closed.

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Further information

Please email the course administrator for all Dunedin RACP Clinical Examination Revision Course enquiries.

Email physician.education@otago.ac.nz